Stonecrop (Phedimus spurius 'Dragon's Blood')

Botanical names:
Phedimus spurius Accepted
Sedum spurium Synonym

Also sold as:
Schorbuser Blut

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 4 inches and under
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 3, 2012 2:58 PM

Valuable source of nectar for honey bees.

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Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Mar 12, 2016 1:12 AM

Developed in Germany under the cultivar name of 'Schorbuser Blut', but sold in commerce in the U. S. under the trade name of 'Dragon's Blood'.
A tough and colorful ground cover plant.

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Plant Events from our members
MissMew On May 1, 1998 Obtained plant
variegatagal On April 15, 2018 Potted up
FirmlyPlanted On June 30, 2015 Obtained plant
KSKimbrell26 On August 9, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
Took 10 cuttings, used clonex root booster and now we wait! If any survive I would be happy to give some away
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